New York [USA], Sept. 11: Marxist rebels in Colombia have released around 13 child soldiers as part of a potential peace deal with the ruling government.
Kathmandu [Nepal], Sep. 10: The Nepal Government is preparing to register a Constitution amendment proposal in parliament before September 15, the day when Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is scheduled to embark on his India visit.
Beijing [China], Sep. 10: Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte emphasised on Saturday that Philippines will pursue an independent foreign policy "without any interference" from any country.
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Sept. 10: At least 23 workers were killed and 74 others injured in a boiler explosion at a garment packaging factory in Tongi BSCIC industrial area of Bangladesh's Gazipur district today.
London [UK], Sept. 10: The United States and Russia have agreed a tentative ceasefire deal for Syria, intended to lead the way to a joint US-Russian air campaign against the Islamic State and other extremist groups and new political negotiations within the country.
Kathmandu [Nepal], Sept. 10: In a bid to mend ties with the Communist Party of Nepal -Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) leader and former prime minister Madhav Kumar Nepal, Prime Minister and Communist Party of Nepal -Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal held a meeting with the former.
Kabul [Afghanistan], Sept. 10: Local officials on Saturday said that at least thirteen Daesh militants were killed in airstrikes in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province.
Islamabad [Pakistan], Sept. 10: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's Special Envoy Awais Leghari, who is on a visit to Switzerland, has failed to get an appointment with the Swiss government.
Islamabad [Pakistan], Sept. 10: Terming the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as one of the greatest projects in the region, Iran has expressed interest in participating in the USD 46 billion project.
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Sept.10: A fire broke out in a garment packaging factory just outside Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on Saturday, killing at least 12 people, Police and witnesses said that dozens more have been admitted to a hospital with injuries, even as firemen are struggling to control the blaze in the four-storey building.
Lahore [Pakistan], Sept. 10: Tahirul Qadri, chairman of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chairman has alleged that Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's family has employed 300 Indians in their sugar mills.
Vientiane [Laos]: India emphasised on the importance of maintaining peace, security and stability, unimpeded commerce, freedom of navigation and overflight above the disputed South China Sea at the recently-concluded Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Laos.
Undisclosed location, Sept. 10: Asserting that Pakistani forces have started fresh waves of military operations across Balochistan, Baloch Republican Party representative at the United Nations Human rights council Abdul Nawaz Bugti has stated that in different parts of Dera Bugti, people are now being abducted.
New Delhi [India], Sep. 9: Condemning Democratic People's Republic of Korea's (DPRK) fifth and biggest nuclear test on Friday, India has said that it is a matter of grave concern as DPRK is once again violating international obligations.
London [UK], Sep. 9: According to a new report, the Obama administration has offered to sell USD 115 billion worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia over its eight years in office, more than any previous administration, and the move was intended to replenish arsenal after war in Yemen.
Washington D.C., [U.S.], Sept. 9: A day after the United States asserted that Pakistan cannot 'pick and choose' which terrorist groups to go after, it continued to maintain pressure on Islamabad urging it to take concerted action against safe havens and terrorist groups, adding that they want to see "more action taken".
Washington D.C., [U.S.], Sept. 9: Seoul has confirmed that North Korea has conducted a fifth nuclear today which is potentially its most powerful yet.
Karachi [Pakistan], Sept. 9: The British Government has flatly refused charges that it is trying to protect the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) from legal charges.
Islamabad [Pakistan], Sept. 8: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in its latest report has pointed out that children make up 58 per cent of all refugees from Pakistan, the highest proportion in the South Asian region.
Islamabad (Pakistan): Hafiz Saeed, founder of the banned terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), on Wednesday slammed the new pact between India and America against the China - Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)...
Kabul [Afghanistan], Sept. 6: Afghanistan's Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Tuesday said that the target of Monday night's bombing in Kabul city appears to have been a charity by the name of CARE (Pamlarana).
Vatican City: Pope Francis on Sunday declared revered nun Mother Teresa a saint in a canonization mass at St Peter's square in Vatican City. "For the honour of the Blessed Trinity... we declare and define...
Los Angeles: In the latest false alarm at a busy U.S. airport, terminals at Los Angeles International Airport were evacuated briefly late on Sunday after reports of gunfire in one of the terminals but then police...
Paris: The controversial burkini ban was overturned by France's highest administrative court on Friday, which led to a Right-wing backlash as mayors vowed to defy the ruling.
Paris: Human rights groups have challenged the legality of municipal bans on full-body burkini swimsuits, worn by Muslim women, before France's highest administrative court Thursday, a practice that some denounced as...
Miami: A deaf man who was fatally shot after a trooper tried to pull him over for speeding in Charlotte, US on Thursday. Authorities in the southern US state of North Carolina said on Monday they are investigating the...
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has now proposed an "extreme vetting process" for new immigrants in order to prevent entry of radicalised ones into the United States.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday referred to Barack Obama as "the founder of ISIS," taking his previous accusation that the President was a sympathiser of the Islamic State terror group to a...
An Emirates flight from Kerala crashlanded at Dubai International Airport on Wednesday, but all the 300 people on board were safely evacuated, the Dubai government said. Emirates has also confirmed the news...
Philadelphia: US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Thursday the challenges facing Americans demand steady leadership and a collective spirit, and called rival Donald Trump dangerous and volatile...